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3rd Army Group (France)

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Army Group 3 (Groupe d'Armées 3 (GA 3)) was a French Army formation during the Second World War, stationed along the river Rhine manning the Maginot line. [1]

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Antoine-Marie-Benoît Besson

Antoine-Marie-Benoit Besson (1876–1969) was a French military officer.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Eighth Army (France)

The Eighth Army (VIIIe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army during World War I and World War II.

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Fort de Giromagny

Fort de Giromagny, also known as Fort Dorsner, was built near Belfort in northeastern France between 1875 and 1879.

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Fortified region of Belfort

The fortified region of Belfort (place fortifiée de Belfort) formed the first line of defense in the Séré de Rivières system of fortifications in the Belfort Gap.

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Fortified Sector of Altkirch

The Fortified Sector of Altkirch (Secteur Fortifiée d'Altkirch) was the French military organization that in 1940 controlled the section of the French frontier with Germany and Switzerland in the vicinity of Basel.

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Fortified Sector of Montbéliard

The Fortified Sector of Montbéliard (Secteur Fortifié de Montbéliard) was the French military organization that in 1940 controlled the section of the French border with Switzerland in the vicinity of Montbéliard.

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Fortified Sector of the Jura

The Fortified Sector of the Jura (Secteur Fortifiée du Jura) was the French military organization that in 1940 controlled the French frontier with Switzerland in the general area of Besançon.

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French Army

The French Army, officially the Ground Army (Armée de terre) (to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée de L'air or Air Army) is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.

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Maginot Line

The Maginot Line (Ligne Maginot), named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of concrete fortifications, obstacles, and weapon installations built by France in the 1930s to deter invasion by Germany and force them to move around the fortifications.

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Marcel Garchery

Jeanny-Jules-Marcel Garchery (16 June 1876 - 25 April 1961) was a French general.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Ornans

Ornans is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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Army Group 3 (France), French 3rd Army Group.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Army_Group_(France)

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